My Struggle With Severe Depression

CONTENT AND TRIGGER WARNINGS: Mental Illness and Suicide Picture this: You have absolutely zero energy in the morning. Even doing activities you enjoy, like drawing or swimming, sound like daunting chores you want to avoid doing if you can help it. You either want to eat a six-course meal to drown out your sadness, orContinue reading “My Struggle With Severe Depression”

Ranking My Top Ten Favorite Green Day Songs

I remember in 2015, my sister shared a post about the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins having a Back to the Future themed game. She tagged me and wanted to know why we couldn’t have been in Florida at the time. I commented and asked her why we couldn’t have been in California during LaborContinue reading “Ranking My Top Ten Favorite Green Day Songs”

Ranking My Top 10 Favorite Kinds Of Flowers

#10: Orchids. Orchids are small, but their beauty is big. My mother has orchids for the family members and she always likes to update us about the status of the flowers. The thought of being surrounded by orchid trees sounds like absolute heaven. I would love to just meditate in a field of those typesContinue reading “Ranking My Top 10 Favorite Kinds Of Flowers”

How To Make Homemade Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

One of the very first desserts I learned to make was oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. I helped my mother by stirring the dry ingredients together. When I turned 17, I began making my own oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. Here is the recipe I like to use for these delicious treats. INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flourContinue reading “How To Make Homemade Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Making A Case For A José Fernandez Award

I am still haunted by the September morning I woke up and checked my Twitter feed to learn that Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernandez lost his life in a boating accident. I could instantly feel this wave of grief cripple me. He had his whole life ahead of him. He was going to become aContinue reading “Making A Case For A José Fernandez Award”

My Top 10 Favorite Quotes From The Office

One of my proudest accomplishments from my senior year of college is watching literally every season of The Office on Netflix. I remember watching my very first episode of the show when I was a senior in high school, tragically, the Diwali episode. I have survived all the episodes, from the cringy Diwali episode toContinue reading “My Top 10 Favorite Quotes From The Office”

Ranking My Top 20 Favorite Airlines

There’s just something magical about traveling on planes. Maybe it’s the feeling of being high above the clouds. Maybe it’s the feeling of experiencing hospitality in the sky. Maybe it’s the feeling of getting extra excited to get to your destination. It’s been a while since I’ve been on a plane, and it will beContinue reading “Ranking My Top 20 Favorite Airlines”

What I’m Excited For About Fall

Fall is an exciting time of the year. There are just so many aspects of it that make it so magical. Fall is one of my favorite seasons in the world for many different reasons. Here is a list of most, if not all, of the reasons I’m excited for the autumn season. Fall candles.Continue reading “What I’m Excited For About Fall”

Fifteen Places I’d Love To Travel To

I’ve got wanderlust! Once it’s safe to travel again, I’d love to go on a trip. Here are fifteen places I’d love travel to. 1. Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. I have some family ties to the United Kingdom. I am of Scots-Irish heritage and both my siblings have studied abroad in the United Kingdom. MyContinue reading “Fifteen Places I’d Love To Travel To”

Ranking My Top Fifteen Favorite Eyeshadows

I really like eyeshadows. I love how the different colors available can be used to make colorful makeup looks and bring out your eye color. Like I did with the lipstick test, I decided to do a consumer test of eyeshadows. I tested eighteen shadows by applying them to my hand and eyelids. The rankingsContinue reading “Ranking My Top Fifteen Favorite Eyeshadows”